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October 2023 Updates from Paradise Quilting

Here are some updates for the month of October!

The New England Shop Hop gift certificate drawing is continuing, we are on our third giveaway. 

First Winner: Marcia Katsirebas 

Second Winner: Dale Daley

Who will be our third winner? 

If you purchase a New England Shop Hop passport magazine for $11.50 each, at Paradise, from now until we sell another group of 50, you will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to our shop.

Passport Magazines available now!


New England Shop Hop



Quilter's bucket hat
Bucket Hat Class

Description: This is a free download pattern with the fabric of your choice.

Supplies: Please stop by for a supply list.

Date: Sunday, October 1, 2023 (10-2 pm).  

Price: $30.00  Call the shop to pre-register and pay for your class to reserve your spot.


Piecekeeper bag and Petit Four Baskets

Description: This class includes the patterns and you will make one of each project. 

Sewing Tools needed: Sewing machine, fabric and supplies listed on the pattern, rotary cutter, pins, clips, and scissors.

Date: October 14, 2023 (10-3)

Price: $40 – Patterns are included


Clock Class

Clock Class

Supplies: A supply list will be shared when you sign up. 

Sewing Tools needed: Sewing machine, fabric and supplies listed on the pattern, rotary cutter, pins, clips, and scissors.

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023 (10-3 pm)

Price: $54 includes clock kit


Catch all Caddy

Catch All Caddy 2.0 Bag

Description: Please call to pre-register and purchase the pattern

Date: November 11, 2023, and a second class TBD

Price: $100

Sewing Tools needed: Sewing machine, pattern, fabric and supplies listed on the pattern, rotary cutter, pins, clips, and scissors.



Paradise Slow Stitchers

Description: Bring in your own project or purchase one here and learn some new techniques.  This class now includes embroidery, hand stitching, English paper piecing, or any hand stitching project.

Supplies: Please call the shop to pre-register and get your supply list.

Date:  Sunday, October 22, 2023 (10-2) 

Price: $25.00 per class plus supplies.

We are building inventory, new wool coming in weekly. 


Slow Stitchers

Featherweight Club

Description: Our monthly Featherweight Club is welcoming new participants every month! Each session will start with a little history of the machine including maintenance tips. Food will also be served.

Supplies: Bring your machine and your projects to sit and sew.

Date:  To be determined 

Price: Each session is $25.00


More Announcements:

  • Need a place to gather and celebrate?  Maybe your birthday, your special day, come have a mini sewing retreat, please come talk to us!
  • Cocheco Quilt Show: We are a participating vendor at the show! We would love to see you there on October 21-22, 2023 10-4. The show is located at the James W. Foley Memorial Center, 150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH. For more information, go to www.CochecoQuilters. com
  • All New England Fall Shop Hop is here! September 1, 2023 through October 31, 2023!!  We will be open every Sunday during the Shop Hop!! Stay tuned, more quilt shops being added as we get closer.  Magazines are still available for $11.50. They have their own Facebook page and we are participating!!   All New England Shop Hop | Facebook
  • Spooktacular Shop Hop – October 26 through October 29! Five New Hampshire Quilt stores. Register for $9 and receive a free pattern. The first prize is a featherweight!
  • We are a proud sponsor of NEQE.  New location: Center of NH Expo  Double Tree by Hilton, Manchester Downtown, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101  (New England Quilt Expo LLC 2024 – Bits ‘n Pieces Quilt Shop (  Mark the date for next year’s annual show on April 11-13 2024
  • We have gone live with CommentSold on Facebook, weekly on Wednesdays at 6pm.
  • Please like us on Facebook at “Paradise Quilting & Gift Studio” and check out our website  Please like us.  Our goal is 1750!!
  • The Paradise Quilting online store is available 24/7.  Please check it out!
  • We are a Featherweight Shop supplier and service Featherweights!! 🧵  We also have Featherweights for sale!
  • We have lots of fabrics to choose from and more comes in daily, we can help you select the fabric for your next project!  Moda is here!!  And more Kaffe too!!
  • Liberty House – we are still accepting quilts.
  • Facebook live every Friday at 9:15.  If you Like, Share, and Comment and we reach 10 new page “likes” you will be entered into our weekly drawing!



Fran & The Team at Paradise Quilting


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